The Dubai Islamic Economy Development Center and Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry have announced that the third Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES) will take place Oct. 11-12, with Thomson Reuters acting as strategic partner.
Mohammad Al Maktoum, UAE prime minister and ruler of Dubai, will act as patron of the event. The summit will cover a broad stroke of subjects that are shaping the Islamic economy.
“As the Islamic economy continues to grow at a rapid pace and prove itself as a viable solution to the stagnation that is plaguing global markets, the Global Islamic Economy Summit becomes all the more important as a platform for the major stakeholders in the fields to come together and share knowledge and ideas on how to drive the sector forward and, through it, achieve sustainable economic growth,” Majid Al Ghurair, chairman of the Dubai Chamber, said.
Abdullah Al Awar, CEO of Dubai Islamic Economy Development Center, noted that the summit will focus on the overall goals of Islamic economy: social development and sustainability.
“We expect fruitful discussions on important issues such as socio-economic progress and stability that will set the stage for the future development of the Islamic economy,” Al Awar said.